Article by Wenqiang Zhou
On April 28, At Miss Korea Barbecue, CJ E&M held a media gathering for its release of KCON USA 2016. As a largest North American convention for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, more than 75,000 fans visited and 154 companies ran booths last year. The confirmed artists for second KCON New York includes Ailee, BTS, MAMAMOO, Seventeen and more. KCON Los Angeles will feature acts Block B, GFRIEND, and Twice, with more to be announced.
This grand event will be presented by Toyota at Prudential Center for two days on June 24-25. In this convention, you will explore vendors ranging from K-pop merchandise, accessories, clothing, beauty/cosmetic products, food and more to expect. If you want to buy single tickets, the prices range from $50 to $250, or you prefer full access to all concerts and the convention with platinum tickets at $800.
KCON NY Combo/Platinum tickets go on sale on May 13, followed by KCON NY Single tickets on May 16. The convention at KCON NY is free and open to the public. Tickets for KCON New York/Los Angeles and more information are easy to find at its official site www.kconusa.com.
CJ E&M also introduced its 4D cinema company, CJ 4DPLEX, the first and leading 4D cinema technology for feature films, providing moviegoers with an immersive cinematic experience that utilizes all five senses that enhance the visuals on-screen. And its second New York 4DX Theater partnered with Regal Cinemas Regal E-Walk & RPX launched at Times Square on April 29. For more information, please visit www.cj4dx.com.